The Daily Telegraph reports that Professor Justin Stebbing, a high profile oncologist, who has treated celebrities such as Linda Bellingham and Sir Michael Parkinson is being investigated by the General Medical Council over concerns about his treatment methods.
It has been reported that more than £5.5m in medical negligence compensation was paid out last year by one NHS Trust alone - Wrightington, Wigan And Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, in Greater Manchester.
The victims of breast operations performed by disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson are to receive a total of £37m in compensation.
It has been reported that midwives and nurses on maternity wards have recorded 305,019 errors in the last three years, ranging from lost records and minor injuries during birth to the avoidable deaths of mothers and babies. Statistics show that at least 259 women and babies died between 2013 and 2016 due to avoidable reasons, although the figure is likely to be far higher as a third of NHS hospitals failed to provide data.
“A breast surgeon has been convicted of intentionally wounding patients in "completely unnecessary" operations.